Eye and Head Turning Indicates Cerebral Lateralization

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Science  05 May 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4034, pp. 539-541
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4034.539


When solving verbal problems, right-handed people usually turn head and eyes to the right, whereas with numerical and spatial problems, these people look up and left. Left-handed people differ in all these respects. The results suggest that the direction in which people look while thinking reflects the lateralization of the underlying cerebral activity.